Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel recreated inside Scots shopping mall

Life-sized photographs will give visitors the opportunity to see the works in a never-before-seen way.

Michelangelo’s famous frescos which adorn the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican have been recreated more than 1,000 miles away inside a Scottish shopping centre.

The unique travelling exhibition, which has welcomed visitors from across the world, showcases the artist and sculptor’s famed work in life-sized photographs. 

Recreated inside Braehead shopping centre in Glasgow, the unique exhibition will offer visitors the chance to get up close to experience one of mankind’s greatest artistic achievements.

Displayed in their original size, the 34 Sistine Chapel frescoes have been reproduced using high definition photos and brought to life using a special printing technique that emulates the look and feel of the original paintings.

Visitors are given a chance to engage with the artwork by seeing every detail, brushstroke, and colour of the artist’s work, all while having the chance to learn about Michelangelo’s life.

Each image is accompanied by informative signage, and audio guides are available to rent for an even more in-depth experience.

Brought to Glasgow in a collaboration between LA-based exhibition production company Special Entertainment Events, Inc. (SEE), and Fever, Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition is now available to book until August 14 with tickets starting at £10.

The Sistine Chapel’s ceiling was painted between 1508 and 1512 and was commissioned by Pope Julius II.

It features Michelangelo’s famous works including The Last Judgement and The Creation of Adam, and is widely regarded as one of the most renowned artworks of the High Renaissance period.

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